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Re: off-by-one error in realpath(3)



On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 10:41:22AM -0600, Todd C. Miller wrote:
> An off-by-one error exists in the C library function realpath(3).
> This is the same bug that was recently found in the wu-ftpd ftpd
> server by Janusz Niewiadomski and Janusz Niewiadomski.
> 

Why isn't snprintf() used more often? It seems to me that it is less
error prone to use snprintf() then to do your copying and length
calculations separately.

- Bill



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